Yumi Nu is an American model and singer-songwriter who was born on September 23, 1996. She was the first plus-size model of Asian descent to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2022.
Nu was born in Englewood, New Jersey. She has Japanese and Dutch ancestors.
Kana Grace Nootenboom, Nu’s mother, is the daughter of Rocky Aoki, the Benihana restaurant chain’s founder.
Her mother was a model and used to bring Nu to photo shoots when she was a baby. Devon and Steve Aoki have a niece named Nu.
When Nu was seven years old, her family relocated from New Jersey to Maryland. She claimed that she was one of only two Asian girls in her school and that she faced prejudice.
Her family relocated to Newport Beach, California, when she was 14 years old.
In 2010, Nu began modeling. She started writing songs when she was 12 years old and wrote her first one in 2016.
In June of this year, Nu released an extended play (EP). Nu is signed to Dim Mak Records, her uncle’s record label.
Blueki is a plus-size clothing line founded by Nu.In 2021, she was featured on the covers of American and Japanese Vogue, as well as British Vogue.
In 2021, Nu made her debut as the first Asian plus-size model to appear in Sports Illustrated’s annual Swimsuit Issue.
Yumi Nu Age?
Yumi Nu was born on September 23, 1996. She is 26 years old. Nu celebrates her birthday every year on September 23.